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Indy – MARCO ANDRETTI POSTS P5 PRACTICE SPEED IN FRIDAY’S OPENING RUNS AT TWIN RING MOTEGI ROAD CIRCUIT

September 17, 2011

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Marco Andretti led the Andretti Autosport contingent in the first round of practice runs Friday when the driver of the No. 26 Team Venom Energy Drink car secured a top-five position at Twin Ring Motegi‘s road circuit. The 26-driver field made its initial appearance at the 2.98-mile, 14-turn road course for the first time after […]

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Indy – Danica Patrick To Pursue Other Racing Interests

August 26, 2011

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Andretti Autosport and Danica Patrick announced today that they have a mutual agreement to part ways at the conclusion of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series. Patrick, who has driven for Andretti Autosport since 2007, will pursue other interests in 2012. Michael Andretti, president and CEO of Andretti Autosport, said he wishes Patrick nothing but the […]

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Indy – Ryan Hunter-Reay Looking Good For Sonoma

August 25, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay looks to continue his podium streak this weekend at Infineon Raceway when the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the wine country for the 13th round of the 17-race campaign, the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma set for Sunday, Aug. 28. Hunter-Reay, official winner of the New Hampshire race on Aug. 14, has totaled […]

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Indy – Will Power Finishes Fifth In Controversial Finish At New Hampshire

August 15, 2011

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Will Power led Team Penske on Sunday as he wound up with a fifth-place finish in the rain-shortened MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) once the dust settled from the controversial conclusion. Ryan Briscoe made it two Team Penske top-10 results on Sunday as he finished eighth, while teammate Helio Castroneves recovered […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport Qualify Run Down

August 14, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay, coming off an impressive third-place finish last week at Mid-Ohio, continues his strong performance Saturday by taking the No. 28 Team DHL/Circle K/Sun Drop Citrus Soda machine to a top-five in qualifications for Sunday’s MoveThatBlock.com 225 at the fast New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hunter-Reay posted an average speed of 169.570 mph in his […]

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Indy – ANDRETTI SEEKS ANOTHER SHORT OVAL WIN AS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT DEBUTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

August 11, 2011

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Marco Andretti is anxious for another short oval race in the IZOD IndyCar Series. In his last oval event at Iowa Speedway, the third-generation star put on a spectacular charge to take the lead and fight off Tony Kanaan to the finish line for his second IndyCar Series career victory. Andretti, driving the No. 26 […]

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Indy – Ryan Hunter-Reay Gets Podium For Andretti Autosport

August 8, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay drove the entire 85-lap Honda Indy 200 Sunday without his water bottle in hot and steamy weather conditions, but he was able to taste the champagne after taking the checkered flag. The driver of the No. 28 Team DHL/Circle K/Sun Drop Citrus Soda Honda/Dallara/Firestone machine challenged Dario Franchitti for second place late in […]

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Indy – HUNTER-REAY SECURES TOP FIVE QUALIFYING SPOT SATURDAY AT MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE FOR SUNDAY’S HONDA INDY 200

August 7, 2011

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Ryan Hunter-Reay battled for the coveted pole position Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, as he led the Andretti Autosport team in qualifications for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200, the 11th round of the 17-race IZOD IndyCar Series. Hunter-Reay, driving the No. 28 Team DHL/Circle K/Sun Drop Citrus Soda Honda/Dallara/Firestone car, looked primed for a pole […]

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Indy – Danica Patrick 3rd Highest Paid Female Athlete

August 3, 2011

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Danica Patrick is the third highest-paid female athlete at $12 million, according to earnings estimates by Forbes.com. Patrick, who’s competing in her seventh IZOD IndyCar Series season, has one victory and 60 top-10 finishes in 109 races. Her ninth-place finish in the Edmonton Indy on July 24, in which she advanced from the 22nd starting position, […]

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Indy – Indianapolis 500 Bump Day Quotes

May 23, 2011

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PIPPA MANN (No. 36 Conquest Racing): “Well, we finally cured the speed problem we had. We’ve cured our handling issues. We made so many changes overnight. This morning we weren’t happy with the car at all. I went out there with no idea of what I was going to have going into that run. I […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport Quotes, Post Indianapolis 500 Practice

May 15, 2011

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JOHN ANDRETTI, #43 TEAM WINDOW WORLD CAR Ended the day with a best lap speed of 222.037 mph      “We got a lot more done today than we thought we would with the rain. We went through the changes we wanted to make. I feel pretty good about it. Everybody has learned a lot, and […]

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Indy Car – Andretti Autosport Sao Paulo Round Up

May 3, 2011

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MARCO ANDRETTI, #26 TEAM VENOM ENERGY DRINK CAR Finished the race in 14th place          “We were hoping for another yellow flag today. We figured in the rain it’s so easy to make a mistake. But the quality of drivers now is awesome, no mistakes were made and we went green the last bit. I […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport Izod Indycar Series Notes And Quotes, Pre-Race Sao Paulo Indy 300

April 29, 2011

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MARCO ANDRETTI, #26 TEAM VENOM ENERGY DRINK CAR        “Last year’s incident took me out of the race way too early. I was disappointed I didn’t get to do more in Brazil so I’m looking forward to going back. I think the Venom car and the team as a whole should be strong this weekend. We’ve […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport, Qualifying, Long Beach‏

April 17, 2011

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MARCO ANDRETTI, #26 TEAM VENOM ENERGY DRINK CAR  Will start 14th on Sunday “The Venom car was good today and I’m confident that it had a lot more potential. I was on pace for a lap that would have locked up P6 when I brushed the wall and bent the suspension. I owe all the guys […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport, Post-Qualifying, St. Petersburg‏

March 27, 2011

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MARCO ANDRETTI, #26 TEAM VENOM ENERGY DRINK CAR Will start seventh in tomorrow’s race. “I have to credit (Mike) Conway for the set-up we qualified today.  The Venom car was a bit off and he got me back in the ballpark. To jump in a car with a new setup and end up seventh – […]

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Indy – Andretti Autosport Preview St Petersburg

March 25, 2011

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After months of anticipation, “The World’s Fastest Spring Break Party” — the 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – is here with a full lineup of festivities to celebrate the start of the IZOD IndyCar Series season. What To Watch For: ·      * Marco Andretti had the Venom car up front early in last […]

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Indy Car – Patrick earns Hall of Game honor

February 24, 2011

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Danica Patrick has been the recipient of numerous awards during her motorsports career, and now she’s receiving one from the Cartoon Network. The IZOD IndyCar Series star was voted the award for “She’s Got Game” (best female athlete) as part of the inaugural sports awards show, Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards. Other nominees were […]

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Indy Car – IZOD Indy Car Series Will Not Return To Motegi In 2012

February 10, 2011

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The IZOD IndyCar Series announced today that it will not return to Twin Ring Motegi in 2012. The series will hold its final event at the 1.5-mile egg-shaped oval located north of Tokyo on Sept. 18, 2011.   “We’ve enjoyed a great run at Twin Ring Motegi and thank our friends at Mobilityland and Honda Japan […]

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